David H. Lilley Sr., 80, of Alton, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
He was born in East Alton on Jan. 20, 1935, the son of the late David Lilley and Isadora (Jones) Lilley.
On March 20, 1981, he married Pat Bensman in Alton.
He was a Pipefitter for Ford for 15 years as well as working at Alton Glass for 30 years. He was a member of the Wood River Moose Lodge, and enjoyed golfing and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Pat; three children, David Jr. and his wife, Randa Lilley, of Caseyville, Valoree Lilley of Virginia, and Christy Lilley of Alton; a sister, Rose Luebbert of Hartford; a granddaughter, Lucy Lilley; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four sisters, Bea Rigsby, Shirley Cooper, Carol Garland and Addie Pollard.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, June 29, 2015, at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton. Memorial service will follow at 7 p.m.
Private burial will follow at a later date.
Memorials may be directed to 5A’s or The Wood River Moose.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.